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radiotopia
The money will help PRX’s collective of public media-minded shows develop sustainable business models and expand with new shows and producers.
npr-one
The new app from NPR promises to learn from what you like and serve up a never-ending buffet of news and content. What’ll be the impact on local stations?
radiotopia
With funding from Knight Foundation and Kickstarter donors, PRX is trying to create an environment where “high-quality, story-driven” shows like Roman Mars’ 99% Invisible, can thrive.
prxremix
The new PRX Remix app offers a window into an alternate universe of public media, where podcasts and independent productions enjoy pride of place and serendipity is the organizing principle. Justin Ellis
matterhq
Matter, formerly known as the Public Media Accelerator, aims to join “the values of public media” to “the mindsets of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship.”
Old radio
The network is apparently taking a page from agile software development, creating radio programs in “permanent beta” to reach new audiences.
Corey Ford
Ford worried that public media was not changing, so he left it for Silicon Valley; now he’s bringing an entrepreneurial spirit back to his roots.
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Public media is taking a cue from Silicon Valley, embracing risk and rapidly funding disruptive, short-term projects. Andrew Phelps
December 16, 2010
July 7, 2010
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
575How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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